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    October 17, 2012
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development in the occupy oakland movement. find out who may be in danger. "mornings on 2" begins right now. well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, october 17th. happening now, oracle team usa will pick up the pieces of its severely damaged racing yacht out of the bay today. the 72-foot ka that ma ran crashed in dramatic fashion. alex savidge is live in san francisco to let us know how this is affecting the team? >> reporter: a major setback for the team as they are getting ready to race in the america's cup. the boat flipped and had it to be towed back here to team headquarters at pier 80 in san francisco t was towed back late
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last night. the damaged -- san francisco. it was towed back here late last night. this was the scene yesterday. it all happened yesterday at 3:00 during a training run on the bay near san francisco. there were 11 oracle team members but none of them were seriously hurt. the capsized boat was caught by a strong tide and drifted. several miles past the bridge. crew members say this accident was triggered by strong winds close to 30 miles an hour an a -- and a swift current on the bay. surreal feeling. we've been pushing the boat all of the time. we found our limit today. there is a pretty big crash. >> reporter: crew members say
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the platform of the boat appears to be in good shape. the team will have to get a closer look at the other damage. that will happen at some point this morning. this accident, hurts the oracle team. and they have less time in the water to prepare to begin their title -- defend their title in the race next year. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. pittsburg police say they arrested a career criminal at the scene of a crash. the man was in this suv which hit a tree in front of an ihop restaurant during a police chase. the tree stopped the car from crashing into the ihop. the suspect jumped into the suv
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after crashing a different car after he assaulted an individual in antioch. we have new details about a missing man whose body has been found in the santa cruz mountains. ann ruben is here to tell us why authorities have now launched a homicide investigation. >> reporter: just got word that the body of eric garcia has been found. monday an autopsy confirmed that garcia was the victim of a homicide. he was last seen october 18th, leaving a party in san jose. he took off on his motorcycle but never returned. they are still looking for the harley-davidson as well as any other clues. his family held a vigil calling him a big teddy bear with a big heart. police say they are looking for the public's help. >> right now, you know, anybody
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with any information as to, you know, the incident itself and anybody who comes more information, please give us a call. >> reporter: in the meantime, the family members say that funeral arrangements for garcia are still being finalized. ann ruben, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:04. well, the santa clara county district attorney's office has now cleared a san jose police officer in the shooting death in the man they say had a gun. police shot and killed carlo moreno. the d.a.'s report says the officer was justified because moreno threatened police officers with a gun. there was also cocaine in moreno's system. he shot and killed two san jose state students just days before
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police shot him. president obama and mitt romney came out swinging in their second debate last night. >> the president's policies have been exercised over the last four years and they haven't put americans bark to work. we have fewer people working today -- >> coming up at 7:15, the winner of the debate, according to the overnight polls. here in the bay area, some students at st. mary's college gathered to watch the debate and share their reaction. >> i feel like obama stands for the minority. i have always been a obama supporter. >> i think that romney did a very good job. he was able to nail obama really, really well on pivotal points that will be important for this election. reports of a shared workspace for computer programmers in silicon valley may have solved a compliance
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problem. the company discovered the problem and the business plans to move in this december. the san mateo bridge is temporarily closing the day after tomorrow. caltrans will shut down the span for the weekend so crews can about out there and make quake repairs. they plan to fix a cracked beam. the san mateo bridge will close this friday, october 19th. it's due to reopen at 5:00 a.m. the bridge will be closed the next weekend, the following weekend, too, for the very same reason 7:07. let's check in with sal. how is the east shore freeway? >> it's a -- it's a little busy
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eastbound. when you get to the toll plaza there is a delay there before you make it onto the span. we've been checking very carefully with chp and we haven't seen anything on the bridge this morning. hopefully it will be a normal routine if there is such an ordinary commute there into san francisco. on the peninsula, highway 101 and 280 still look pretty good. it's -- there was a crash on the san mateo bridge. that's been crashed. there's been a little bit of a delay eastbound. 7:07. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. a very clear morning. some of the breeze has been decreasing. temperatures, 60s, spent, 8 -- 60s, 70s, 80s. game 3 is ta. no doubt about this rain. you can see it -- is today. no doubt about this rain, you can see it.
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there's some rain -- wouldn't be surprised if there's shower activity by game time. 60 antioch. fairfield is 53. two hours ago they were 70. livermore, 62. 50s for others. san rafael, oakland, both at 55. very warm air mass. you can see out to the valley. with that north wind, we get a high fire danger. but again, and for -- storm storm track stays to the north. high pressure wins out today and tomorrow. warming trend tops out. even though it will be warm. ta, though, 80s an 90s. i believe that clearlake is 38.
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we're going for a high of 90. vallej81. every inthere, we'll today. brentwoo 90 d, 79, a. alamed 85 jo. santa arvalley. beautiful weather on the santa cruz. daly city in the city and then 80s on the peninsula. it will still be -- it will still be warmer. does it ever kick in and temperatures will take a big drop . youtube shows video sunday's parking lot fight at the 49ers game. take a look. men are throwing punches after the ga most of them have 49er jeeys on buat least one has a new york giants' jersey on. two women wouldn't let go of
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each other's hair. they just fighting. there were also reports of a stabbing of a man before the game. some of the fans we talked to say that incidents like this make them think twice about going to the 49er games. a man claimed and shot his girlfriend after mistaking her for an ahead -- intruder. also ahead, cracking down on dangerous skateboarding. ñwñ
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clear skies. we'll end up with 60s, 70s and 90s. it's wall-to-wall sunshine. >> the state department says negotiations will start soon on u.s. military involvement in afghanistan beyond 2014. that's when the u.s. combat
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mission is supposed to end. both president obama and vi president joe biden have incy -- have insisted that troops will leave afghanistan by 2014. but in may, president obama and hamid karzai signed an aagreement that promised a u.s. commitment in afghanistan through 2024. it's not clear how many troops will be needed in afghanistan to meet the terms of that commitment. 7:14. well, president obama and mitt romney back out campaigning again this morning after last night's tense debate in new
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york. >> reporter: president obama dropped in the polls after the last debate and he clearly showed up to try to revive his campaign last night. the two candidates hit a range of issues, interrupted each other and left no attack unanswered. one of the most tense moments was about whether president obama referred to the benghazi a terror attack. >> i want to make sure we have that clear. it took the president 14 days to -- he did call it an act of terror. >> can you say that a little loud, candy? [laughter] >> he did call if a terror.
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i went to a number of women's groups and brought binders full of women. >>a cnn poll says 46% voters who watched the debate give ent esidobama the advantage. in our -- on our channel 2 website, we posted more vio from the debate. just go to it. look for the debate tab on the front page. third-party candidate also take part in the debate next tuesday. here is a look at the participants. they include -- a san francisco lawmaker will be on the dr. phil talking
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about legislation that gives second chances to young people serving life sentences without parole. it's yee's second appearance on the show. last year he sat down with dr. phil and required children under 18 to wear helmets. >> there is a battle over skateboarding in laguna beach. state law requires -- state law requires helmets. los angeles may follow the lead of san francisco and oakland. yesterday, an l.a. city council committee gave the okay to start taking kids from companies to handle the i.d.
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program. the supporters will give access to banking services. critics are saying that will just make it easier for immigration laws to be violated. the city council still has to give final approval. the shooting attack is under investigation this morning. it happened at the peace arch crossing between the united states and canada yesterday afternoon. investigators say a man driving a van with washington state license plates shot the border patrol agent in her booth and then he killed himself. property crimes were up 11% from last year. it's the first year-to-year
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increase for violent crimes since 1993. the information comes for the department of justices national crimes survey. in colorado last night, about 2,000 mourners attended a memorial service for 10-year- old jessica ridgeway. the little girl's body was discovered last week on a remote road. authority says days before that she was abduct on her way to school in suburban denver. authorities have ruled out her parents as suspects. the search for her killer continues. 7:18. the man accused in the death of a -- of a young mother in hollister has entered a plea of not guilty. authorities say heather carroll died of blunt-force trauma and she was strangled. on saturday her body was found in the home of a family friend following a police standoff. investigators say he told him that carroll died after they had an argument on wednesday. bail for the man is set at $1.5
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million. a sacramento man says he shot his girlfriend and killed her after mistaking her for an intruder. that shooting happened on monday in sacramento's natomas neighborhood. police say he called 911 after realizing he made a mistake and is still being questioned. still not clear if he will face charges. warm weather ahead. up next -- meteorologist steve paulson will tell us where you can expect beach weather and how long it will last. and police are on the lookout for a man called evil elmo. good morning. a little bit of slowing through downtown san jose as you -- as you make your way into the silicon valley.
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a deer tried to break its way into a game south carolina.
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it was all -- into a gym in south carolina. the manager said she heard a loud boom and thought equipment had fallen over. she said there did not appear to be any damage and the deer appeared to be fine. san francisco police are on the lookout for a man police are calling evil elmo. this man started to shout obscenities on sunday at rossi park in the san francisco richmond district. parents say he also made anti- semitic remarks. even tried to hug children. >> there is the onslaught of obscenities, which i think is terrible. >> why the the -- "the new york times" says the same man is responsible that he recently re- - relocated out here. let's check in with sal and
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see what's happening on the roads this morning. hey, sal. >> good morning, tori. the roads are busy. right now we have a lot of slow traffic all over the place. the only good thing i can say we don't have a lot of unusual things going on -- a lot of unusual things going on. that will be slow. 1011 also -- 101 is also slow. still, kind of slow getting into the valley. on the maps, i'm gonna show you southbound 880 from hayward to union city. there is an accident on the shoulder at tennyson road. 680 is slow from 242 down to 24 and then 80 is slow from pinole to richmond. we've had a backup -- that stretches about 25 minutes for the last half-hour. 7:24. let's go to steve. >> thank you, very calm, cool.
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sonoma county airport. breeze, no breeze, hazy skies. big changes for the weekend. maybe even bigger next week. it's mostly cloudy. i've been looking at the satellite and the radar. we'll go partly cloudy to mostly cloudy. there's rain in the area. but there's no -- but there's more cloud cover. most of the rain seems to be tracking to the north. so it's going to be close. don't be surprised if there's shower activity. 48 to 62. 48, sonoma county airport. fairfield went from 70 to 60 to 53. the wind went to calm. i think it will be warm tomorrow but not as warm and then we'll see a leg plunge in the temperatures. but -- a big plunge in the temperatures. i've seen gusts to 56 at mt. diablo. i will take you.
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if the wind doesn't turn north, it will be close. much cooler on sunday. maybe rain. maybe run. monday, tuesday. 7:25. a car was on fire, then a glim discovery was found inside. what firefighters say they found in the rubble. oakland police are investigating some vigilante threat that could mark next week's anniversary. a health update on marco skew te raw . dash scutaro. will -- a health update about marco scutaro. will he play. ñçbñ
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7:28. new this morning, a disturbing call for violence as occupy oakland prepares to mark an anniversary. tara moriarty joins us live to talk about fliers causing concern with the police and the residents. >> reporter: the flier popped over the weekend. it was taped to the oakland tribune office downtown. it's urging people who come this thursday to bring baseball bats. now, the bats are not to create vandalism but in an effort to stop and to beat up anarchists.
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last year, they did a raid on frank ogawa plaza. now, the flier came to from a group called "doom." >> i can understand their motivation in the sense of their wanting to protect oakland and make sure that people are taken -- taking care of the city and wanting to -- wanting to use their energies for more positive forces. i wouldn't agree with that tactic. >> reporter: councilmember few entase called this crazy. police are saying they will not tolerate -- fuentes called this -- called thiszy.
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police are saying they will not tolerate any violence. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. a morgan hill mother accused of abandoning her daughter at a safeway says there is an understanding. she left the daughter in her -- in the store to break up with her boyfriend and her daughter was in the store when she did that. marco scutaro is expected to start at 2nd base at the -- in the playoff game between the cardinals and st. louis. matt holliday crashed into him on monday but last night he was able to run and take batting practice. he did a great job of being able to stay in that game.
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it was hard for us having to see him come out of the game and we're all worried about him. >> with the series tied at one apiece, bruce bochy said the team is focused on winning, not realation -- retaliation. >> but some think the team -- >> i think -- we really need scutaro. he hit a couple of balls, he hit a couple of long drives. i thinks he might be ready to play. that's exciting. >> san francisco is in the playoff spirit. there are huge banners featuring buster posey and pablo sandoval. you can watch game three of the national league championship series right here. our coverage starts at 123:30 right after the -- 12:30 right
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after the news at noon. just check the forecast there's rain and thunderstorms in the forecast for st. louis. so there may be a rain delay. last night the tigers beats the yankees 2-1. yankees tried to come back in the 9th. didn't quite make it. so the tigers have a 3-1. vallejo native cc sabathia will pitch for the yankees. look at this little guy. we want to see your photos, too. you can post your photos on our facebook page or tweet us. 7:33. civil rights attorney molly munger is backing a tax plan on the november bal with millions of her own money that she says her ballot will deliver billions of dollars. the munger is the daughter of
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warren buffett. that m measure is competing against prop 30 which would raise sales taxes for four years an income taxes on seven years on those who earn $50,000. >> it does two things very important -- it raises eight times more money for schools and all of that new money for schoolsdirectly to schools on a per-people bay. >> it's now, munger says property 38 would generate $10 billion a year compared to the $6 billion that prop would raise but critics are saying that munger's prop 38 has a catch. they say it will create a $6 billion budget hole in the first year, making the problem worse before it gets better.
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at ktvu.com. you will find a politics section with all of the latest election headlines. it is 7:34. former california lieutenant- governor will be laid to arrest this afternoon. dyamally died in los angeles. he was 86. he was the first african- american to serve in the california senate and as the state's lieutenant-governor. he spent more than 40 years in state and national election. governor brown will be among the state leaders top mourn him today ♪ >> hundreds turned out for a member service honoring chris stevens' life and work. coming up at 8:00, how family and friends remember his professional and personal accomplishes. there was a 4.2 magnitude
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quake in maine. it was felt as far away as connecticut. >> i was eating and i felt the door shake in his frame. >> it was bouncing on the table. >> it's the strongest earthquake. 7:35 is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. that quake hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. it happened on october 17th, 1989 and 63 people were killed. most of the victims died when the cypress freeway in oakland collapsed. a 50-foot section of the bay bridge also collapsed and dozens of homes were damaged. now, tomorrow, 9 million people all over california are due to take part in the great
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california shakeout earthquake drill. they will practice dropping, cogger, and holding on -- covering and holding on. >> when there is a large earthquake at a distance from where you are but the energy is coming to you. you can get a warning to shut down. you might -- there might be a hospital to go on to an emergency. >> businesses, schools and many other organizations are signed up -- signed you to participate. it is coming up on 7:37. major changes are coming from bike riders and drivers on two busy streets in san francisco. the city's transportation agency approved a plan to remove more than 50 parking spaces on oak and fell street and add new bike lanes. work on the project is scheduled to start later this
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year. 7:37. hey, sal, have you fixed things on the roads and the bridges? >> i'm typing -- i'm typing a thank you to someone who tweeted me something. at third and king. there is an accident, a crash between a truck and a car that's blocking the muni lanes. right between at&t park. i'm just gonna read the tweet. it says three muni trains are blocked due to this crash. this came from one of our treaters. alien venom. i like that name. thank you for that tweet, mr. venom. >> some slow traffic here coming up to pleasant hill as you head down to -- as you head down to walnut creek. if you are looking at the
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traffic here on the east shore freeway will be -- it will be busy from pinole to richmond, it's been kind of -- it's been kind of bad. it's slow from 238 all wait to stevenson. >> let's go to steve. >> yes. that's brian. very good weather. >> yes. >> very, very sharp. he's excited because there's norms maybe in the forecast. not -- thunderstorms maybe in the forecast. not for us. a lot of people have been tweeting rain nexting? rain next week? it sure looks like it unless there a hiccup. i will get to that in a minute. there's rain in the area but the storm prediction center has much of missouri painted for severe weather today. don't be surprised if there's some delays. take a look at st. louis. you can see a lot of cloud cover. some rain -- it's a little early for severe weather, there are some canes that things can pop up here.
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40s to 60s. no breeze at all. a little southeast wind 6 to -- 62. fairfield gone from 70 to 50. they lost the north wind, now it's calm. the wind seems to be tailing off. i mean, it was kind of strong earlier. definitely but higher elevations. above 2500 feet could gust to 30. very warm, though, already with 50s and 60s with many on these temperatures. it will be warm today and warm. it looks to be the warmest day. the wind will be turning more westerly. still warm on thursday. and then a leg cooling trend goes into the weekend -- and then a big cooling trend goes into the weekend. warmer, 70s, 80s and 90s.
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this will be probably the best beach way of the -- beach day of the week. if you get the breeze, it's a slam dunk, if not, you slice it -- if not, any way you slice it, it will be warmer. your weekend in view, it will be cooler. we'll see temperatures dropping a good 20, 25 degrees. 7:40. in overnight news, denver police say someone tried to cover up a mass homicide with the fire. the blazbroke out at farrow's bar and grill around closing time at 2:00 this morning. when firefighters went inside, they found the bodies of four women and one man. they all suffered from some type of drama. >> the business had been set on fire or arson, i'm getting to mask the homicide that occurred
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inside. the victims have not been identified. autopsies are expected to be completed this weekend -- this weekend. up next changes to dip zoned. >> both sides agree on the -- zip codes. both sides agree on one thing about the debate -- it was a lot more lively than the last one. ang bang sauce, and tuscan chicken on focaccia. sizzler.
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better times are being seen for home builders. housing stocks rose 15% in september. taking a live look at the big
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board, the dow is down 7. the nasdaq is up 5. s&p also up 5. it was a reenergied president obama who debated -- re-energized president obama who debated against mitt romney last night. ren nape marsh has more. >> reporter: you are right. than debate was nothing like the first one. both sides are -- both sides were feisty and this morning both sides are spinning it to their advantage. >> mitt romney offered people a very concrete vision about how he -- about how he has the experience to get people -- to get the american people
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back to work. >> reporter: president obama threw a few punches a stark contrast to his debates two weeks ago. >> when he said behind closed doors that 46% of the country considered themselves victims who refuse personal responsibility, think about who he was talking about. >> reporter: mitt romney held his ground, calling -- calling the president a failed leader. >> a recent study has shown the people in the middle class will see $4,000 higher taxes as a results of the spending and borrowing of this administration. i will not let that happen. >> reporter: the dates -- the candidates clashed over the economy, the energy, to the attack in libya that killed four in lib he bau -- that killed four people in libya including chris stevens. >> the day of the attack, i toward in the rose garden and i
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said that i would find out exactly what happened. >> it took the president 14 days to say it was an act of terror. >> get the transcript. >> reporter: the next debate happens next monday in florida. the topic -- foreign policy. >> okay. rene, two questions -- who won and did the debate change the race at all? >> reporter: well, who won, if you talk to president obama's campaign, they will say they won. if you speak to romney's campaign, they will tell you they won. they did a poll of people who actually watched the debate. the majority of them believe that overall, the president won the debate. that majority is by a very slim margin. the same believers believe that reporting live from won on specific issues. important issues like the
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economy. it is so close who actually won according to the people who watched this debate. both candidates came out really strong. does it change the race? it's really early. it's unclear who will get a bounce if either of -- if either one of them will at this point. there will be several polls, following the upcoming days. >> we'll have more including a fact check. you will find that 0 at -- you will find that at ktvu.com. >> there's been a crash in san francisco. what happened? >> that's right. it's blocking the muni tracks here. these pictures just live now, other photographers are on the scene. these are live pictures. this truck apparently got into
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a crash here at third and king with one of the -- it looks like it actually hit the muni train here right in front of the ballpark. right in front of willie mays plaza there. apparently no series injuries. but this is backing up the t- line and the n-line. and it looks like that person is still on the scene. this is a good area to avoid. we have another traffic update coming up. but the muni street cars are delayed. >> dave and torpry, this is one of the --er toly, this -- and tori this, is one of the busiest lanes, these lines. >> all right. keep us posted on this muni crash in san francisco. a very emotional memorial service in san francisco. it honored the life of chris
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stevens. ♪ america >> the family members, dignitaries gathered for this tribute. he died in a terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. thomas pickerring, who, by the way, is leading the investigation into the attack, he was wrong the speakers. >> his leadership there at a time of great importance and -- and danger was a tribute to his bravery. >> it's not important who -- who your mother is or father is but it's very important who your big brother is and we have the very best. >> the ambassador was there. he apologized for the attack. people who live in the south bay will be required to dial a 1 plus the area code and
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the number for all colas starting this -- starting this saturday. people who dialed seven digits will get a new area kid. the new area code will go into tuesday next month. three bay area cities have made the list of the most expensive dip doze. the first, new york city with an average price of $67.5 million. atherton in san mateo county came in third with almost 5 million per home. hillsboro and los altos, homes there cost just over $4 million. 7:51. they are teasing something. it could be unveiled as soon as next week. it's a little device that may welsh -- that may well be apple's next big thing.
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we have a traffic problem for muni and also for cars at third and king. it seems like this pickup truck here hit a muni vehicle while making that left turn at third and king. and now -- and now they are trying to get it out of the way. if you take the n-jew day you will be delayed. 7:54. apple is sending out invitations for what is speculated to be the launch of
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the ipad mini. the words on the invite read "we've got a little more to show you." analysts say the word well little "is a hint and that apple will be unveiling a hinny version of the ipad -- a mini version of the ipad. this is different now. coca-cola is selling beauty drinks. the wall street journal says these drinks are a combination of mineral water, fruit juices and aidtives. and these claim to help up lose weight, hen with your skin and nails and -- help with your
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skin and nails and make you look better. 7:55. let's check in with salt for an update on the commute near at&t. good thing there's no game going on there. >> no good thing, cre yes. -- yes. you will see -- there are kind of talking about some of the damage here. but the n-da and the t-line -- but the n-judah and the t-line run there. this will affect the king street offramp from 280. so give yourself plenty of extra time. you can see the street cars are backed up up. let's move along to the bay bridge toll plaza. that's backed up for about a 25
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to 30-minute delay. >> let's go to steve. hazy, breezy for someone. it will an warm day. probably the warmest day. in fact, very calm conditions. there was some pretty good gusts early but it looks like things are. ing down. by monday, we'll probably -- things are calming down. by monday, we'll probably -- st. louis is painting the picture of rain. nothing we can do about it. there's rain, no doubt about it. most of it is moving to the west that has to move through. so don't be surprised if there's
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delays. it will be dry and warm. today and tomorrow, a lot of sun and warm but i think today is the warmest day. 70s, 80s to 90-degree temperatures. we have breaking news. an officer-involved shooting. stay tuned. we have the details. a chaotic scene in the east bay involves a police chase, a suspect and a suspected car theft. >> reporter: and an oracle racing boat is about to be pulled out of the water here. we'll tell you about the america's cup training incident that heavily damaged this boat. >> reporter: a south bay man had been missing for nearly a
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third and king also known as willie mays plaza. we have the maroon pickup that hit the street car there and now they are inspecting it for damage. breaking news coming in right now from the san joaquin valley. an investigation is happening now into an officer-involved shooting that involves a sanwa -- san joaquin sheriff's department. we'll bring you moyer details as they become available. and dramatic video of the
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oracle ka that marin, the one that capsized on the bay. it will be pulled out of the water very soon. alex savidge has been on this story since early this morning. you are at oracle team headquarters. how are they affected by what happened yesterday? >> reporter: well, certainly a major setback for the team. they are trying to bounce back here. what's happening, the crew members are getting set to pull this badly damaged boat out of the water. you can see divers there. they will use the crane -- maybe we can show it to you. they will grab the 72-foot catamaran this crane, lift it over the water and then they will get a better look.
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>> the conditions were windy, there was a current and we'll show you video of what the accident looked like as it happened. the boat flipped over went end over end into the water. the crew members had to be rescued. i want to bring in one of the oracle crew members what was on board. first of all, you were there. what exactly went wrong? >> first of all, i wasn't there. i was -- i was on shore. but i heard about it firsthand. we had a little bit of a crew rotation, so yesterday was my day off. but the boat basically -- was doing a barrowway which is a dangerous maneuver. the wind was 20, 25 knots. it made for a tough maneuver around the boat just ended up
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pitch poling. the bows went in and the blow thing -- whole thing. >> reporter: how much damage do you think was dan in terms of a dollar figure -- think was done in terms of a dollar figure? >> i don't know about a dollar figure. >> how does the team bounce back? >> we've had setbacks before. this is a major set back. fortunately, the america's cup is a long ways away. september 2013. we have a second boat being built right now. hopefully we can put this boat back together.
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>> after the boat flipped over, it actually drifted because of that strong current. it drifted beyond the golden gate bridge. several miles. you can see the boat run side down -- upside down in the water. we'll be out here throughout the morning and let you know what the scene looks like. 8:05. in overnight news, an alleged carjacker was arrested in contra costa county after a high-speed chase and a crash. >> police say the suspect was in that suv that smashed into a tree outside of a restaurant in pittsburg. police say the man and a woman assaulted and carjacked two
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people outside of a restaurant in antioch just hours earlier. the suspect crashed that stolen car and then jumped into that suv which as you can see also crashed. 8:05. we're continuing to track the investigation into the disappearance of a saratoga man. ann rube be is -- ann ruben is live in san jose to explain why authorities are calling this a homicide investigation. ann? >> reporter: well, investigators with san jose and santa cruz county are now working around the clock on this case trying to figure out who is responsible for the murder of 32-year-old eric dean garcia. a hiker found his body in the santa cruz mountains over the weekend. an autopsy concluded he was the victim of a -- conclude ed was the victim of a homicide. he was last seen leeching a party. he told friends he would be right back and then he took off
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on his motorcycle. the motorcycle is still missing. now, earlier this month, garcia's family held a vigil for him, they described him as a social person who had friends everywhere. at that point, they were treating this as a missing american's case. >> there what no -- there was no indication that this was a missing person's case. this is a family's worst scenario, to find their loved one deceased. >> reporter: the family released a statement on football saying -- they are -- on facebook saying they are thanking everyone and funeral arrangements are still being finalized. there are still no signs of a missing bay point moon lass dimension. the 77-year-old -- bay point man who has dementia.
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the 77-year-old disappeared on saturday. the men could not find him. he's 5'9" and weighs 160 pounds e has gray hair, blue eyes and he walks with a limp -- pounds. he has gray hair, blue eyes and he walks with a limp. burned wreckage was found about a half a mile from the airport no. passengers were believed to have been on board. investigators think it's the small plane that went missing on its -- that went missing a day earlier on its way to arizona. sal, you are working with sid. have traffic problems? >> that's right, muni delays because of an earlier crash.
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>> king street comes off 80. a lot of people make the -- made the turn off the street. some of the trains are still backed up. some of them are moving again. avoid the area if you can. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's getting a little bit better now, coming into san francisco. not much but a little bit. nimitz freeway has been heavy and slow. there's been a minor accident on highway highway 880. and 24 moderately heavy between walnut creek and oakland. let's go to steve. all right, sal. clear skies here. hard lid any breeze for most -- hardly any breeze for most. there's been some gusts. in the last couple of hours, the wind has really started to
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tail off. it's a northerly breeze. mostly cloudy, thunderstorms in the area. and there is a lot of thunderstorm activity upstream as you can see right there, coming into kansas city. so in about three, four hours that will be trailing into kansas city. 50s for some. low 60s for others. sonoma county airport is at 48 degrees. we do have a fire weather warning out for areas to the northeast out towards vacaville and sacramento county. high pressure is here faud and tomorrow and then it packs its bags. it has a very strong cold sham will move over the weekend and maybe over -- system that will move in over the weekend and maybe over us. without the wind, it will be tough to get warm. but it will be warm today. temperatures will be 70s, 80s, tomorrow, for many.
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although -- tomorrow it will be warm. 90s for some. upper 80s for others. 70s, beautiful beach day. morgan hill. r many. 85 san jose, fremont, 84 and then 70s pacifica. daly city, half moon bay. the temperatures will continue their job on the weekend. it is 8:10. a political brawl in the race for the white house. >> candy -- >> i -- i -- mr. president, i'm still speaking. >> i'm sorry. >> overnight poll numbers in round two of the presidential debate. >> we have new details about controversial plans to bring chick-fil-a restaurants to mountain view.
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well, clear skies. temperatures warm, 70s, 80s to near 90. it looks like this will be the warmest day of the week. a big change in our temperatures as we go into the weekend. a cnn poll just out this morning, shows voters who watched last night's debate give the advantage to president obama. allison suburbs in our washington, d.c. newsroom with some of the rather fiery exchange from the 90-minute debate. alison? >> reporter: tori, that cnn poll shows 46% of voters who watched the debate think president obama won.
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he needed a rebound after he dropped in the polls after the last debate. the president showed up much more aggressive last night and neither candidate left any attack unanswered. >> governor romney says he has a five-point plan? he doesn't have a five-point plan. he has a one-point plan. >> why am i lowering taxes? for the last four years, the middle class has been buried. mr. president, have you looked at your pension? >> i don't look at my pention. it's not as big as yours. >> how much did you cut licenses and permits on federal lands and waters. >> governor romney, here's what we did. >> i had a question and the question is how much -- >> if you want me to answer -- >> how much did you cut it by? >> i'm happy to answer the questions. president obama campaigns in iowa and ohio. mitt romney campaigns in
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virginia. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. at ktvu.com, we've -- we've posted more on this. some victims and victims families are suing sinemark -- cinemark as a result of. shooting attacks done by -- result of the shooting attacks done by james holmes. analysts say the raid at the new england compound center is the first tine the government may beet getting
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ready prepare a case against the company. contaminants have been connected to 16 deaths, at least 214 people have been sickened. 8:16. in berkeley, critics of a controversial sit-lie measure. they say the public represents leaders. if this is passed next month is -- say this is good for business but others say it would criticize the homeless. firefighters say last november's big fire at haste and telegraph started in the basement near elevator equipment. 68 people were displaced. two ground-level businesses were destroyed. now, according to the daly cow dozens of tenants are suing the
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building's owners and an elevator repair company. the building's owner has filed a lawsuit against that elevator company as well as pg&e two of the buildings are still red tagged. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. but fire officials say they don't think it's suspicious. administrators at texas's -- folks's -- san francisco's city college are racing to keep the school accreditation. they've filed an action plan. the school plans to cut costs by closing three satellite facilities wenting out one of its offcampus buildings and
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reducing stuff. a crediting commission found financial stability. some schools in illinois and new mexico have stopped selling flamein' hot chee-tos. one elementary school in los angeles county went as far as banning them. plans to build a chick fill slay in jeopardy. some worried this would lead to more traffic and cause more delays. well, this november, the tv show "the x factor" will have two new faces. after a lot of speculation, fox confirmed that khloe kardashian
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and mario lopez will co-host. they will be joining simon cowell, britney spears. "x factor" airs right here on channel 2. by the way, kardashian and lopez will make their debut next week.
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8:22. a $500 reward is being offered in san francisco for the safe return of a stolen puppy. the puppy's name is violet. a 10-week-old terrier mix t was stolen yesterday afternoon from the spca adoption center in san francisco. violet was only spayed three days ago. she needs to be watched in case she has complications and sheep needs more vaccinations. we want to warn but pictures from this next story. a dog, which became an internationalsen sakes, is encountering more health
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problems. ka-bang lost her snout when she threw herself in the middle of an intersec section to protect two girls crossing the street. they are delaying the procedure to treat the cancer and the worms in -- her. >> we would like to treat this first before we attempt to repair her nose so she does well under anesthesia. let's go to sal. >> third and king a bad area here. they are interviewing a driver who essentially -- really did an
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job on that vehicle. the trains are still stopped there. there will be delays because of that earlier crash. let's take a look at the toll plaza, a little bit of improvement. this is the first day we've actually seen improvement for the morning commute on this wednesday. it a -- a little encouraged by this. there's no major problem by the bridge. it has not been all that great and it's been slow from about a street and then across the street we've had slow traffic. and then -- northbound 101 is backed up from near the capital expressway until you get up to 237. a bear! >> a bear! >> a bear! well, we can barely find a
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cloud around here. the own -- the only cloudky find is in southern california -- cloud -- cloud i can find is in southern california. i do thing there will be rhine delays in st. louis. right there. that's what's coming in later. once that goes through, things will be fine. 40s, 50s. that would be -- 1:00 for us. 40s and 50s and temperatures very mild, very warm. the north breeze has really tailed off. it was pretty strong. there's not much there. still breezy. some of the higher elevations. p 7 os, 80s to 90s degrees inland. temperatures top out today. they will still be warm. but then the cooling trend starts. a big cooling trend starts saturday into sunday. possibility dave of rain monday
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night into tuesday. >> 8:26. very important heads up for you for bay area computers. it's a busy bridge that will be closed for the next two weekends. >> reporter: police investigate a mysterious flier circulating regarding the one-year anniversary of the occupy oakland movement. how some people say they plan to protect their city with baseball bats. and lance armstrong's legendary career is going from bat to worse. how he's being punished today.
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8:29. oakland police busy investigating controversial fliers encouraging people top
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aattack occupy protesters. now, ironic, next week occupy oakland is -- now, ironically, next week, occupy oakland is planning a movement. tara has more on the fliers. >> reporter: the fliers began to pop up at a newspaper stand, another plastered to the building of the "oakland tribune" and they are urging people to bring baseball bats to the anniversary of this protest. and they are not to smash windows with the bats. they will be used to beat up anarckists or vandals. as you will remember lawn -- anarchists or sales. as you will remember -- anarchists or vandals. as you will remember, this
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occurred last night. -- last time. we spoke to one woman who used to be a cook for the occupy and using bats is not thanswer. >> they should act like grown adults. i used to be a cook for occupy oakland. i think they shouldn't do that because they are gonna get maced anopiad on -- fired on by the -- maced anfired on by the police. >> reporter: police are investigating and say they will not tolerate vience or vandalism. the occupy ptesters are not ruling out that one -- that one eir ofthown created the flier. live in oakland, i'm tara moriartykt channel 2 news. 8:31. the santa clara county district attorney's office has cleared a san jose police officer in the shooting death of a man they
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say had a gun. police shot ankilled 23-year- old ricardo moreno last weekend -- last october. moreno threatened police with a gun. the report says an autopsy found high levels of cocaine. investigators say moreno shot and killed two san jose students just days before the police shot him. a man accused in the death of a -- in the death of heather carroll has pled not guilty. on saturday, her body was found dead in the body of a friend following a police standoff. investigators say he told them that carroll died when they had an argument. bail is set at $1.5 million. a sacramento man said he shot his girlfriend to death of a mistaking her for an
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intruder. the shooting happened monday in the natomas neighborhood. police say he called 911 after realizes his mistake and it's unclear if he will face charges. there's expected to be discussions about the district considering two options about giving them five years to raise enough money for needed renovations, to make repairs to the radar tower t will cost around $414,000. the other would include building a fence around the tower. that would cost around $75,000. state regulators are weighing whether to raise the rising costs at a -- at -- at the san onofre power plant is up to $165 million.
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it is located between los angeles and san diego. it's not produced power since january. san onofre if the biggest power plant in southern california. there are two new developments this moving involving cyclists. first nike announced it is terminating its contract with armstrong. nike accuses him of misleading the company about doping for years. an anlift with "forbes" magazine estimates that armstrong could lose $50 million over the -- over the year from sponsor -- over the years from sponsorship. lelie leipheimer was drop -- levi leipheimer is being
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suspended for cycling for six months. he confessed to dopingars part -- as part of the investigation that ended lance armstrong's career. the two were teammates for five years. new hope for a hockey season. the league commissioner made a enough offer yesterday. a full 82-game season, set to start november season. a split between the players and the team owners. the players say they will take a look at the proposal and then respond to the league soon. it took six days and three tries but firefighters finally rescued a cat stuck up in a tree. take a look at the photo. that firefighter rescued a 1- year-old cat that climbed 50 feet up a redwood city in rancho odoeby. he put it in inside the -- he put it inside the red duffel
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bag. it spent about a week up in the tree. the san mateo bridge will be closed to drivers for the next two weekends. caltrans will shut down the span on friday so crews can make repairs. they plan to fix a cracked beam. the bridge closes this friday, october 19th at 10:00 p.m. and then will open that monday morning at 5:00 a.m. it will be closed the next weekend for the same reason. they start closing down some of the onramps and then usually they open before 5:00 a.m. sal will keep us posted. >> getting across the other bridges will be more crowded. i see a crowded future this weekend for the bay bridge, for example. all right. san francisco third and king they are still clearing up -- clearing up an accident that happened this morning with that
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pick truck here. sore -- they have to do is a -- they have to do a very thorough investigation. some of the trains -- as soon as we get this truck go by. some of the rains are key laid -- are delayed. but he will -- delayed but you will get there. you will see traffic is mood rit. there are no major -- moderate. there are no major delays. and it's been a tough day. it's been tough. 280 is slow through downtown. 85 is a little better. let's go to steve. well, sal, it will an nice day today. temperatures will be warming u a little haze -- warming up. a little haze here. now, that will not be -- that will not be the case. 72 degrees and a possibility of
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thundershower activity. generally mostly cloudy skies. they are coming into kansas city. you can see that line -- now, once that goes through, then things will calm down. before that gets there, it could be a little dicey. 61 livermore, san jose was actually down to 52. san rafael, 52 but a rather mild air mass, 50s and os for most already. but the noter ther -- but the authoritier -- notherly breeze seems to have calmed down. some of the higher elevations still picking um a little bit of higher fire danger. 7080s to near 90. this will be the warmest day. 75, stinson, that's about as good as it will get. novato, 89. santa rosa in there, clearlake, outtraveleddia fairfield. danville, san ramon. alameda almost 80.
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85 san jose. 86 milpitas. santa cruz will be warm, warm. same for pacifica. daily -- daly city. warm again on thursday but not as warm. and it will start to cool down on saturday. maybe upper 60s for tomorrow. >> wow. cleaning up after a big thunderstorm near boise, idaho. the wind knocked down a lot of trees. several other trees fell down. power was knocked out to about 4,000 people and mudslide and flash flood warnings had to be issued. a new worst shows if the golden gate warriors move to san francisco, it would be a huge boon to the city. the warriors propose to build a $17,500-seat aria. the -- air -- area.
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the project would generate $54 million in one-time fees, $19 million in annual revenues and create 5,000 temporary jobs. but neighbors worry the arena will increase traffic and crime. the bay area has made the list to host the super bowl. if chosen, the game will be played at the new 49ers stadium but san francisco would be considered the host city. this would bring a lot of money to the bay area. the bay area is competing against miami to host super bowl l. if the bare is not selected for that year, it will still compete against -- in the -- if the bay area is not collected for that will -- for that year, it will still compete. and the u.s. bureau of labor statistics says consumer prices increased 2.8% in the 12-
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month period that ended in august. that's inflation and it's said to be gas prices are a big part of that. target says they will match online prices of their chief competitors. starting november 1st, target will price match items sold on aim ma done, walmart, best buy, toys 'r' us and babies are us. best by and babies are us are gonna match our competitors -- match their competitors -- their competitors online. 8:41. arnold schwarzenegger's new book is not exactly flying off store shelves. the former governor has been mushing his new memoir on walk show appearance -- show appearances. the book sold 21,000 company cop -- 1,000 copies -- 21 copies the first week. that's not considered a good showing. in the book, he discusses
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fathering a child with his housekeeper which led to the end of his marriage with maria shriver. everyone is talking about the debates. >> i will zachdown on china. the president -- i will crackdown on china. the president did not. >> governor, you are you are the last person who -- you are the last person who is gonna get tough on china. @p@po'
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a surprisingly strong housing report, helped push the stocks up this morning. ibm's stock is down about 4.5%. taking a live look at the big board, the dow is down 8. the nasdaq is up 8 and the s&p is up 5. president obama and mitt romney came out swinging in their second debate last night in new york. >> the suggestion that anybody on my team, whether the secretary of state, our u.n.
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ambassador, anybody on my team would play politics or mislead when we've lost four, is offensive. >> i think what you described is the last four years. i think if you elect president obama you will get a repeat of the last hour years -- of the last four years. >> carla -- carla marinucci is on the phone with us. what was your take on it? >> well, it was not a lackadaisical obama. it was a feisty voter. he didn't need to just win over the independent voters. he needed to win back those disappointed in him in round
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one. i think there's no question that he won round two, that moment about libya where he got very angry and cammed romney, romney fell down and accused him of not mentioning an act of terror, that was a moment that romney did not recover from. romney argued that he has the business experience arguing. obama saying that he -- that romney a guy who has the bush policy that would take the country backyard. i think this sets up going into this the third debate on monday, all about foreign pollcy. it's not seen as -- as his strongest suit. that's where the argument will close less than three weeks before election day. let's getting close. one of the big vote of --
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another -- another vote-better was women. who do you think came out there? >> the binder -- binder of women that mitt romney said, that -- and then president obama talking about the ledbetter, romney come -- and romney coming back and trying to talk about the binder of women. i think this -- this was an issue that women are going to concentrate on. it wasn't like the fiery social issue like -- fiery social issue like abortion. but i think obama round the --
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won the round. >> you expected the candidates to be softer and gentler and that -- and candy crowley, she really had to sand strong to -- had to stand strong. i thought she did a great job. >> reporter: and she's taking a lot of criticism. i think as a journalist she did a job -- she did the job they were supposed to go. but boy, were they aggressive. these were like two alpha males circling each other. it was a very interesting and combative session. i think a lot of -- i think a lot of women voters -- it was a high stakes game for both of these candidates. they boat -- they both needed a win and obama was far more aggressive. and you men --
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>> and the next debate on monday, what do we expect before then? >> reporter: we're gonna come back to that libya moment. republicans are already fighting act saying that act of comment made by obama was a generic comment. so don't expect that one would end. and romney is gonna have to come up, foreign policy being a very, very difficult and set of -- and complex set of issues. so look for obama to go at him strong on that and i think romney will be very, very aggressive. all right. carla marinucci, thank you for joining us. we have more information on our website, including a fact check of the statements made last night. you will find it at ktvu.com. 8:50 let's bring you up to date on some of the other stories we're -- we're following for you. details from stock stockton who shot armed spocks. the officers were assisting on
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a narcotics case when they see the suspect approached them with a -- when they say the suspects approached them with a shot. no one in the sheriff's office was hurt. marco scutaro still in pain but expected to start at second base in the playoff game against the cardinals. now, manned's takeout slide injured the left hip and knee, but scutaro was able to take batting practice. you can see game 3 right here on the news beginning at 12:0. and oracle's damaged racing yacht is being checked out this morning. the boat capsized in the san francisco bay. alex savidge has been there at pier 80 since this morning. you know more about it. you've seen it. what's the latest? >> reporter: well, dave, we're getting an upclose look here as
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the oracle team tries to pick up the pieces. crew members are trying to figure out the best way to lift the 72-foot catamaran out of the water they've gone in here. they've attached the boat to a crane, a large crane up above and now they are just starting to lift up a piece of the boat right now. it flipped yesterday and then floated out to see after that. and then crew members worked late into the night towing the boat back to team headquarters. i want to show you the scene yesterday as the oracle team had rescued -- had to be rescued. 11 members were on board. none of them were serious -- seriously hurt. the boat was capsized and went four miles past the bridge. the accident was caused by strong winds, close to 30 miles
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an hour at the time and a strong wind on the bay. >> the wind was quite strong. it made for a -- for a tough maneuver. the boat just ended up, you know, pitch pulling. the bows went in and the whole thing tipped over. >> reporter: and protesters what the crew members can see, the hull was damaged and the main sail was destroyed. the team will have to see what else was done to the boat once they get it out of the water. it's upside down and partially submerged here at team headquarters. but again, they've just attached a crane to it and they are carefully lifting it out of the water. this is an $8 million boat, by the way. this could be a setback for the oracle team. the team can't train while the boat is out of commission.
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we're live this morning in san francisco, alex savidge. all right. thank you. 8:53 and allout brawl last weekend at $$pash -- candlestick park.
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p youtube video now -- youtube now showing video of the parking lot fight at the 49ers game. the cell phone shows 9er fans throwing punches after the game. one of them is wearing a new york giants' jeer -- jersey. this was one of two insip accidents. a man a -- incidents. a man was stabbed before the game. what's going on with a fire, sal? >> we have a grass fire. we can see it rising. firefighters say it's just a grass area in a heavily wooded area. we're trying to find out more about this. we'll have more coming up on the news as noon. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. there's only a little bit of a delay getting into san francisco. and in san francisco, the freeways are busy -- are busy because of earlier problems south of market. let's go to steve. >> a lot of sunshine. this looks to be the longest day for a while.
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still rather warm for a while. much cooler as we go into the weekend. and maybe some rain, monday night into tuesday. >> big change. >> yeah. >> did could happen pretty quick. >> that's our report this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> and be sure to join us for the noon news for more on this giants' game in st. louis. we're always here for you at ktvu.com. thank you for joining us.
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hello, everybody. i'm beth troutman. it's time for the best videos of the day, "right this minute." why on earth would anyone skydive like this? >> he's missing a little bit of his gear. >> i feel like that might need a strap. >> meet the man willing to bare all. >>